Crew Member Arrested for Sexual Assault in Livorno

May 27, 2016

Cruise ship crew member was arrested in Livorno, Italy on charges of sexual assault of a seven-year old child. According to the Italian News Media, the incident happened on Thursday, May 26 in the center near via Grande. A woman witnessing the incident said that the man approached a group of children, and moved towards a little girl and started to rub on her for a few seconds. The woman immediately alerted the two teachers escorting the children and started chasing the man. Livorno Police was alerted and arrested the man just in time as the crowd gathered around him near the town hall square for lynching.Once in police custody, the man has been identified as a 51 year old Filipino, crew member working as a bartender aboard a cruise ship that arrived on Thursday, May 26. The officials didn’t reveal the name of the cruise ship the man was working on. According to our records four cruise ships docked in Livorno on Thursday, Azamara Quest, Holland America Line Eurodam, Norwegian Epic, and Pullmantur Sovereign.

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